Document ReferencePw2 Hy 59
TitlePetition from the masters and men of the Clothing Trade in the City of London to King and Parliament; n.d.[c.1603-1630]
Extent8 ff
Content DescriptionSigned [with over 800 signatures or marks] petition asking for a bill to prevent the export of unprocessed broad and narrow white cloth to Holland and other foreign countries; urges this so as to provide employment for the poor to prevent them being 'a Burthen to the Parishes wherein wee live'.

This petition is undated, year range given is based on the contents.
Termtrade, cloth
poor, condition of
Dutch affairs, foreign trade

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28714London, Masters and Men of the Clothing Trade of the City of London
NA28715His Majesty in the High Court of Parliament ( King James I or King Charles I)
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